The Washington State Quality Award (WSQA), is also known as the Performance Excellence NW (PENW). WSQA/PENW educates organizations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska about performance excellence management. WSQA/PENW administers an award program that recognizes Pacific Northwest organizations for outstanding performance.
The WSQA/PENW program utilizes the Malcolm Baldrige Excellence Framework. The national Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence (Baldrige Criteria) are utilized throughout the world. The Criteria express what great organizations need to do to be successful.
VG Strategies LLC Baldrige consulting firm makes it easy for organizations without Baldrige knowledge to improve their organization’s operations and bottom line results.